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I cant print...it says my printer is offline...how do i get it online?

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Right click on the printer icon and click on use printer online

Posted on May 28, 2008

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SOURCE: printer status offline needs to be online

Do you mean it says "offline" under the printer icon in your PC's printer dialog box?
Right click it , then select "use printer online".

Please let me know

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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SOURCE: i cant print...it says that printer is offline and

check the cable then try

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: MY PRINTER OFFLINE

I don't have a solution for this problem. I have a comment. I have the same types of issues with my HP. I hate HP. Why is it that we can design software to remotely fly fighter jets but we can't get reliable software to print wirelessly? I am now going to throw my HP Photosmart C4580 All-in-One in the road.

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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SOURCE: Hp printer displays offline

I resolved the problem by restarting the Print Spooler service.
Click Start/Run
Type services.msc and press enter
In the Services dialog scroll down to Print Spooler
Click to select it and Click Restart Service.
The system will stop and restart the service.
Close the dialog and check your printer again.
If this fails, leave te printer on and reboot the computer.


Hope this Helps!

Posted on Nov 17, 2010

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SOURCE: my c309 printer and fax

If I am correct you are using it on wireless/network. If yes, you can try following steps.

On printer press Setup(wrench) button >>>> select Network >>>> select Wireless Setup Wizard >>>> This should show your network on printer >>>> Select your network and enter network password or wep key >>>> Printer should say "connected to network"

It will automatically go to online on computer now.

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Printer is offline. how do I get it online?


Once you have added either a USB or networked printer to your PC or Mac computer, you can begin sending documents to print. However, on occasion, a print command will create an error on the printer and take it offline, which will prevent all future jobs from printing. To resolve this issue, you will need to change your printer settings from offline to online.
    PC Instructions - Open the Start menu and click on the "Printers and Faxes" icon. This will open a window with a list of the printers currently set up on your computer. - Double-click on the icon of the printer you want to change to online. A pop-up window detailing all current print jobs will open. - Go to Printer in the menu bar of the pop-up window and uncheck "Use Printer Offline." This action will change the printer from offline to online. Mac Instructions - Open System Preferences by clicking on the icon in the Dock. - Go to the Print & Fax control panel under the Hardware category. - Select the printer you want to take online from the list on the left side of the screen. Then click on the "Open Print Queue" button. - Click on the "Resume Printer" button at the top of the queue window to change the printer from offline to online.

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hi

just folow the step

Step 1
Open the Start menu and click on the "Printers and Faxes" icon. This will open a window with a list of the printers currently set up on your computer.
· Step 2
Double-click on the icon of the printer you want to change to online. A pop-up window detailing all current print jobs will open.
· Step 3
Go to Printer in the menu bar of the pop-up window and uncheck "Use Printer Offline." This action will change the printer from offline to online.
Mac Instructions · Step 1
Open System Preferences by clicking on the icon in the Dock.
· Step 2
Go to the Print & Fax control panel under the Hardware category.
· Step 3
Select the printer you want to take online from the list on the left side of the screen. Then click on the "Open Print Queue" button.
· Step 4
Click on the "Resume Printer" button at the top of the queue window to change the printer from offline to online.

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So, if you want to print, the printer must be online. Offline method doesn't work to print. When the computer sayst that the printer is offline, it means ypur printer is turned off or you don't connected the printer to PC.
As in conclusion, if you want to print set the printer online.

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Hi,

go toand open printer settings click the printer icon in that menu it should say use printer online highlight and click.

Good Luck

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the message "phone off hook" is a normal message if you will used your phone, just ignore that message.

- if you cant print first thing you do is to goto start>control panel>printer and faxes then check the iocn if it is online of offline if it is offline just right click the icon and set printer online and if there is pending documents, right click again the icon and select cancel documents.
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My printer says it is offline and now it wont print


Hi,
perform the steps below if the Operating System is XP
Step 1:
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Determine if the printer is paused or offline :
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1.Open the printers folder, if necessary.
a.Click the Start icon.
b.Click Control Panel.
c.Click Hardware & Sounds.
NOTE: This step is not required when using Classic view in Windows Vista.
d.Click Printers.

2.Right-click the name of the printer and then click Open.
3.Click Printer.
4.Verify that Pause Printing and Use Printer Offline are not selected.
5.Press Esc to close the window without making any changes.
Step 2:
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Check for the default printer and USe printer Online in the printers and faxes folder.
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Click Start -->> Control panel -->> Hardware and sound-->> Printers-->>Change default printer. ---> Please Right Click on the printer icon which has tick mark and Select the options Use printer Online and Set as Default and also Select the option Resume printing.

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